Create Content with Canva

You can now upload, edit or create content for Instagram & Pinterest via Canva from PLANOLY’s Web Dashboard

 

How to access Canva via Instagram Planner:

1. Log in to your PLANOLY account on a web dashboard
2. From your Instagram Planner, click “Add to Grid” or “Add Story


3. Select “Canva” as a source.

4. Login or Sign up with Canva. 

 

5. Customize your image by uploading a photo, adding text, or utilizing a template and click Save to PLANOLY.

6. Select upload as carousel or upload as 1 post.

7. Your Canva image is now uploaded onto your Grid.

8. To edit your previously imported image from Canva, click on the unscheduled post and select the Canva icon.

9. Update the image, template, text, or replace and save it to PLANOLY.

10. Save.

11. Updated image has now been added to your plan grid. 

PLANOLY Pro Tip: You’ll be prompted to log in to Canva or create an account. From there, you’ll have access to previously created designs as well as the option to create new designs. You may be limited to premium features depending on your Canva subscription.


How to access Canva via Pinterest Planner:

1. Log in to your PLANOLY account on a web dashboard
2. From your Pin Planner, click “Add to Library"

3. Select “Canva” as a source.

4. Login or Sign up with Canva. 

5. Customize your image by uploading a photo, adding text, or utilizing a template and click Save to PLANOLY.

7. Your Canva image is now uploaded onto your Pin Planner.

8. Once the image has been uploaded to Pin Planner you can add the pin title, pin description, URL, select the board, and date. 

 

Additional Note: With Pinterest, once the image has been uploaded from Canva to your Pin Planner, you will not be able to go in and edit the image.

 

Pre-selected Canva Sizes:

Instagram Post 1080 X 1080
Instagram Story 1080 X 1920
Pinterest 1000 X 1500

FAQs

1. Can I re-size the Canva template?

 No, you cannot resize a blank canvas from the modal. PLANOLY will pre-select this size depending on where you start. If you select “Add to Grid” from IG Planner, the size will be 1080x1080. If you select “Add to Story” from IG Planner, the size will be 1080x1920. If you select “Add to Library” from Pin Planner”, the size will be 1000x1500.

2. Can I create/edit Brand Kits in PLANOLY?

For Brand Kits, you will need to go directly to Canva to create or edit a brand kit. This branding should translate to the Canva modal on PLANOLY.

3. Can I edit my Canva designs in PLANOLY?

Yes, you have the ability to create new or import existing Canva designs without leaving PLANOLY. You can edit previously imported Canva designs in PLANOLY for your Instagram plan grid only. 

4. Is Canva available on mobile?

No, currently Canva is only available to utilize on the desktop version of PLANOLY

5. Is Canva available for carousel posts?

Yes, you can import multiple images from Canva to create a carousel post within PLANOLY

6. How can I access my previous Canva designs to import into PLANOLY?

Click on the More tab and then open up your Folders tab to view previously uploaded designs.

7. Can I upload my previously added videos into PLANOLY from Canva?

No, we currently do not accept video uploads. If you import a video from Canva to PLANOLY, the video will show up as an image/thumbnail.

Additional Resources: Blog: How to Use Canva on PLANOLY